Chemical Dependency Counseling (CDC.S.STC)

17.0 Credit Hours

This series of courses meets the 270 clock hour chemical dependency specific education required by the Ohio Professional Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. It is only for individuals who have previously earned a degree in behavioral science.

Prerequisites: Approval of Department

Program Outcomes

  • Demonstrate culturally relevant individual, relationship and group counseling strategies.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and techniques in group facilitation.
  • Initiate treatment plan with client, formulating and prioritizing mutually agreed-upon problems, goals, objectives and methods.
  • Describe various theories of addiction.
  • Perform and document all aspects of clinical assessment except diagnosis.
  • Identify major drug classification, including symptoms of abuse or addiction.
  • Provide culturally relevant prevention and education raising awareness of substance use, prevention and recovery.
  • Identify and evaluate ethical issues and apply the code of ethics and standards of practice to promote the best interests of the client and profession.

Curriculum

MHT 1130: Introduction to Addictive Illness View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 1236: Assessment & Diagnosis of Substance Use Disorders View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 2137: Treatment Techniques in Substance Use Disorders View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 2138: Ethical Issues in Behavioral Healthcare View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 2 credit hours
MHT 2235: Family Dynamics of Addiction View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
MHT 2253: Issues in Chemical Dependency View Master Syllabus View Current Schedule 3 credit hours
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